Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry
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NCDOT Ferry Division sponsors photo contest
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:23am.

Photographers of all skill levels are being asked to show their best work in capturing the link between eastern North Carolina and the ferries that take people to the coast.

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NC House approves ferry-toll prohibition
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:30am.

The North Carolina House has reinforced its opposition to tolls on state-run coastal ferries.

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NCDOT discusses ferry toll increase proposal
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 11:37pm.

video In 2013 the North Carolina General Assembly gave the ferry system an ultimatum to increase fee’s and raise more money or compete for money from the general fund like every other mode of transportation.

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NCDOT sets hearings to discuss proposed ferry toll hikes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 3:14pm.

The NCDOT has scheduled four public meetings next month, including one in Southport, to discuss establishing or changing rates for some of the state's ferries.

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Southport-Fort Fisher midday ferry runs canceled Tuesday for ramp repairs
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 8:56am.

videoMidday departures on the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry route have been canceled for Tuesday in order to make repairs on the ramp and gantry at the Southport Ferry Terminal.

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Work to cut ferry runs Wednesday and Thursday
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 12:14pm.

The NC Department of Transportation is cutting some midday runs on the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry next week. The schedule will be affected Wednesday and Thursday as crews complete maintenance on ferry ramps at both terminals. video

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Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry takes part in security drill
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 10:29am.

videoYou may notice something out of the ordinary today on the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. The NC Department of Transportation Ferry Division says it is taking part in security exercise drills today involving the ferry terminals and vessels on the route.

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HAPPENING NOW: High winds cancel Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry runs
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 6:35am.

The Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry has cancelled its first run Friday morning because of high winds from Tropical Storm Andrea.

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Ship could face fine for wave that hit ferry
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:19am.

A ship blamed for causing a wave that crashed over the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry earlier this week could face a fine, a Coast Guard spokesman said.

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Coast Guard investigating incident involving Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 10:25am.

videoThe Coast Guard is investigating an incident yesterday involving the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

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